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Follow live: Blue Jays go for 4th straight win

Newly acquired Ben Zobrist is fitting right in with the Royals, homering early in today's game in Toronto. The Blue Jays have answered to take the lead in the fourth.

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Team World triumphs in inaugural Africa Game (1:23)
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Face to Face: Mo'ne Davis (6:35)
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Richardson sorry, thankful to Jets organization (0:28)
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Giants bleachers buckle due to Beckham mania

Giants fans trying to get an autograph from Odell Beckham Jr. following Friday's practice got so crazy they caused the bleachers to buckle, forcing the team to change its policy.

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Watch Parker KO Tupou in first round (0:56)
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Does Rousey need a rival? (1:07)
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Luck focused on camp, starting fresh (1:18)
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Lovie Smith: Winston ready for next step (0:22)
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Special Olympics World Games: Ankush Saha (4:37)
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Carly Booth on brother's impact (0:31)
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USC to best Oregon in Pac-12? (0:23)
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Judge wants Goodell, Brady in court Aug. 12, 19

The federal judge handling Patriots QB Tom Brady's attempt to overturn his four-game suspension strongly suggested Brady and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell appear in court on Aug. 12 and 19.

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ESPN Sport Science: Omar Infante & Alcides Escobar (2:48)
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Jemele Hill eats raw egg (0:36)
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Photos: Field of Schemes

Exhibitionists running onto fields have been laying schemes since the beginning of public sporting events. Here's a look at some of the more creative ones.

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NBA 

AAU standout LaDarius Marshall took home the "First to Fly" dunk contest title with a nod to an NBA great. Check out his Vince Carter-inspired slam in Saturday's edition of ESPN in Snapchat Discover.

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NBA 

Merritt vaults into Quicken Loans lead
Golf 

Troy Merritt shot a tournament-record 10-under 61, including 11 birdies, to grab the clubhouse lead at 14-under, as most of the contenders have just started. Tiger Woods has parred each of the first 4 holes and sits at 8-under. Leaderboard

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Surprise in Africa: Mutombo checks in
NBA 

Dikembe Mutombo took the floor for Team Africa, where he joined Hakeem Olajuwon, and the crowd went wild.

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Updated Rousey-Correia odds
UFC 

  • Ronda Rousey: -2000 (was -1700 as of July 27)
  • Bethe Correia: +1000 (was +1100 as of July 27)
(Via Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook)

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UFC 

Kenneth Faried throws down huge jam

Shh -- no one tell the Nuggets star that today's game in Africa doesn't count toward the standings.

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Second time around good for Toronto

Royals SP Yordano Ventura went through Toronto's lineup perfect the first time. But the Jays caught up to him in the fourth inning as RBI singles by Justin Smoak and Dioner Navarro gave them a 2-1 lead. Follow live

Watch: The Tournament on ESPN

In semifinal No. 1, Team 23 takes on Ants Alumni for the right to advance to the final -- and battle to win $1 million. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

Rich Cimini @RichCimini

Maccagnan goes easy on Sheldon Richardson. Not angry or upset. Hints that SR will undergo counseling from specialists in organization. #NYJ

MLB trade deadline winners and losers
MLB 

With the deadline behind us, Dave Schoenfield has all the details. The Royals emerged favorably. The Yankees? Not so much. Winners & losers

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Bob Harig @BobHarig

Tiger has missed 3 straight fairways but he's getting slowly closer with his 2nd shot. At third just over, 15 feet from hole

Those are fighting words

Ronda Rousey and Bethe Correia put on training exhibitions for the Brazilian fans before Saturday's fight, but Correia's words weren't just for practice: "I will fight to knock Ronda down."

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Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Either a bad sign that Tiger Woods is playing army golf off the tee early, or a good sign that it's resulted in a couple of pars.

The Dream's dream sequence in Africa
NBA 

Hakeem Olajuwon's time on the floor for Team Africa included a blocked shot -- and a finger wag on his behalf, courtesy of Dikembe Mutombo -- and 2 points from the paint.

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Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

Mike Napoli since All-Star break: .317 BA, OPS over 1.000. Told Chili Davis a few weeks ago he turned a corner. Nice buy for somebody, maybe

Padres steal spotlight -- with inactivity
MLB 

Yoenis Cespedes to the Mets was the biggest trade deadline move Friday, while the Padres, widely expected to sell and sell a lot, flummoxed the baseball world by doing next to nothing. Deadline recap (Insider)

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Burke: Clippers are right back in it
NBA 

If the Clippers hadn't re-signed DeAndre Jordan, Doris Burke tells SportsCenter that their offseason would have been a failure. As it was, they ended up acing it.

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Red Sox host Rays

Boston GM Ben Cherington doesn't have a lot of faith in his team: "I think it's safe to say now at the end of July that we were wrong at the beginning of the season as to what this team could do." Can the Red Sox do anything this afternoon against the Rays? Follow live

Rousey to dedicate fight to late Piper
MMA 

"Rowdy" Roddy Piper passed away Friday at the age of 61. After the news, Ronda Rousey posted a photo of Piper on Instagram and promised to do justice to the nickname Piper gave her. 'This one's for you Roddy'

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MMA 

Baseball slide, the next dance craze?
MLB 

Kansas City's Kendrys Morales should have been out by a mile. But he sidestepped Russell Martin -- literally -- to score on an unconventional "slide."

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Andrew Luck not anxious over new deal
NFL 

On the heels of Russell Wilson's payday, the Colts QB says "hopefully" he'll get one too, but isn't worried: "As a sports fan, yeah, you pay attention to the news that comes across the ticker or what have you. As far as it affects how you approach football, I don't think that's it at all."

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Sheldon Richardson apologizes

The Jets DT calls his arrest for traffic violations a "wake up call."

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